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techniqueA particular method or way of doing something. The word comes from the Greek "techne," which is an art, craft or skill. See technology.
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Surgical pearl: Earlobe repair assisted by guidewire punch technique
: A useful method to remove unwanted epithelial tracts caused by body piercing.
The advantage of punch technique
over elliptical excision is that the on table confirmation of precise inclination of relaxed skin tension lines, by making the patient engage in a variety of exaggerated facial expressions is not needed.
Positive margins were more common overall (68%), but were mostly wide margins attributable to the punch technique
. Only 7% of punch biopsies had positive deep margins.